Boot

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1815-1835

GUSN

GUSN-53226

Description

Brown/black boot; wooden pegs in sole; stacked heel; two eyes for lacing; lined with linen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boots
footwear
stitching
leather
linen (material)
Children's clothing
Leather
Linen
Hand Stitched
BOOT

Inscription

Handwritten note found inside shoe: ""Child's shoe found in the attic of the birthplace of Samuel F.B. Morse. Painter and inventor of the Telegraph, 201 Main St. Charlestown, Mass."" On reverse: ""Samuel Finlay Breeze Morse b.April 27, 1791 d.1872.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Footwear

Dimensions

3 1/4 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1942.922